But I have other children- What to do with the baby or older kids?
Here is a fun list of other things close to our farm that you can do with your other kids or by yourself!
Estero Llano Grande State Park 1 miles 3 min from the Farm
3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015) Weslaco, TX 78596 (956) 565-3919
Adult $5 Daily
Children under 12 years free.
Park is open daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., from November through May.
Closed on Monday and Tuesday from June through October.
This 230-acre refuge and group camp facility in Weslaco attracts a spectacular array of birds, butterflies, dragonflies, and South Texas wildlife with its varied landscapes of shallow ponds, woodlands and thorn forest. Explore over 5 miles of trails, boardwalks, pavilions and observation decks. Water is the magic ingredient for attracting wildlife and Estero Llano Grande offers the largest wetlands environment in the World Birding Center network
Frontera Audubon Center 3.8 miles 8 min from the Farm
1101 S. Texas Blvd. Weslaco, TX 78596 – (956) 968-3275
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday – noon to 4 p.m.
$5 adults, $4 seniors (65 and over), $3 students (13 and over), free for children (12 and under
A twelve-acre nature preserve featuring mature native woodlands, wetlands, butterfly gardens, and trails. See migratory ducks, native birds, wild parrots, and colorful warblers. Rarities documented within the preserve include: Blue Mockingbird, Violet-crowned Hummingbird, Crimson-collared Grosbeak, White-throated Robin, Elegant Trogon and Mangrove Cuckoo. Raucous parrots may also be seen roosting for the evening. The Center is a model of how a city and a forest can coexist.
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge 13 miles 18 min from the Farm
3325 Green Jay Rd. Alamo, Texas 78516 (956)784-7500
Visitors to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge can pay entrance fees by cash or check at the Visitor Center between 8am and 4pm daily or with exact change at the self-pay station when the Visitor Center is closed.
Entrance fees are charged by the vehicle and fees are charged based on the group or individuals entering.
The first Sunday of every month is FREE!
General Visitors - $5.00 vehicle parking fee
WESLACO'S DAILY GRIND 4.6 miles 11 min from the Farm
409 South Missouri avenue, weslaco texas 78596 956 520 8463
Good coffee and a lovely atmosphere. Jake loves to disappear here when we have farm reports due!
FOOD- Our favorite places to grab a bite if I get swamped
Nana's Tacqueria 1.8 miles 4 min from the Farm
11 am - 10pm
1802 s international blvd Weslaco texas 78596 956-447-2798
Joses Cafecito Restaurant 4.6 miles 10 min from the Farm
260 S Texas Blvd, Ste 107 Weslaco, Texas 78596 (956) 968-5057
The Blue Onion 2.8 miles 5 min from the Farm
423 S International Blvd Weslaco, Texas 78596 956-447-0067
SHOPPING- I love antiques so these are my best antique spots.
The White Rabbit Antiques 4.6 miles 10 min from the Farm
303 S Texas Blvd, Weslaco, TX 78596 (956) 463-6332
Cross Streets: Near the intersection of S Texas Blvd and E 3rd St/W 3rd St